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Man dies after falling out Playa del Carmen apartment window

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Emergency personnel in Playa del Carmen arrived on 30th Avenue Sunday to find a deceased man. The man, who was laying face down on the sidewalk, fell from a building after being electrocuted.

The accident was reported around 6:00 p.m. in the Gonzalo Guerrero neighborhood when Emergency 911 received a call for medical assistance. When the ambulance arrived, the man was found deceased.

Witnesses told authorities that the man was inside his second-level apartment when he made contact with an overhead high voltage cable in front of his window. The shock caused him to fall out of the window and onto the concrete below.